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Old 10-14-2009, 06:33 AM   #1
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ms/ tysabri/pericarditis.....any link?

I have MS and have been on Tysabri. Over the past two years I have had three episodes of pericarditis. Has anyone else had pericarditis and what did your neurologist have to say? I have read that recurrent pericarditis can be due to many things including auto immune diseases. There have also been documented cases of pericarditis while on Tysabri. I am happy to hear any of your thoughts!

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Re: ms/ tysabri/pericarditis.....any link?

You might be interested in an article titled: RECURRENT PERICARDITIS DUE TO NATALIZUMAB TREATMENT which can be found in the publication: Neurology - Volume 72, Issue 18 (May 2009) which is published by the American Academy of Neurology. Your doctor's office might subscribe to the journal or your local university library might too.
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Old 10-15-2009, 12:14 PM   #3
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Re: ms/ tysabri/pericarditis.....any link?

tracy, my wife is considering tysabri if she is cleared by her doc. she is just finishing a round of IVSM and doing very well.
your post about pericarditis has me alarmed.

thank you for sharing, and continued best of luck to you.

blessings, rob...

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